The Global Specialty Food Ingredients Market was valued at USD 152.54 Billion in 2022 and is projected to reach a value of USD 228.84 Billion by 2030. The Global Market is anticipated to grow to exhibit a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.20% over the forecast period.
Specialty ingredients are compounds added to various foods to improve their nutritional and practical uses. Additionally, they improve taste, texture, appearance, and health profiles while extending shelf life and reducing food waste. A few commonly used Specialty Food Ingredients are Colors, Cultures, Emulsifiers, Enzymes, Proteins, Preservatives, Flavor Enhancers, High-Intensity Sweeteners, Acidulants, Ph Salts, Botanicals & Bioactive, Fats & Oils, Polysaccharides & Oligosaccharides, Vitamins, and Minerals to name a few. Today, there is an increase in the use of specialty food components worldwide because of the rising demand for energy drinks due to the popularity of sports and fitness activities like aerobics and yoga. In addition, the consumption of ready-to-eat (RTE) food items, which require little preparation and cooking time, is encouraged by rapid urbanization, hectic lifestyles, rising disposable incomes, and the growing tendency of nuclear families. This trend is one of the primary drivers of market expansion.
Specialty Food Ingredients Market Size, 2022 To 2030 (USD Billion)
Additionally, the growing emphasis on health and wellness is fueled by the need for natural, plant-based Specialty Food Ingredients to create high-quality, multipurpose products. To build a green brand image, some manufacturers deliver cutting-edge products with clean-label ingredients, boosting market growth. Additionally, they are concentrating on adopting cutting-edge process technologies to boost scent and flavor, cover up offensive odors and taste defects, and enhance the quality of finished products, all of which are expected to have a favorable market impact.
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The Specialty Food Ingredients market is segmented based on Types, Applications, Distribution Channels, and Region. Based on the Types, the market can be further segmented into Acidulants, Colors, Enzymes, Emulsifiers, Food Flavors, F&B Starter Cultures, Preservatives, Functional Food Ingredients, Specialty Starch, and Sugar Substitutes. Furthermore, based on the Applications, the market is further bifurcated into Beverages and Food. In addition, based on the Distribution Channel, the market can be further bifurcated into Manufacturers and Distributors.
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Based on Types:
The Enzymes category dominated the market in 2021 and is expected to be most affected by the Enzyme category in the forecast period, which is the main player. The main applications of Enzymes in the food industry include the stabilization and clarification of beverages, acceleration of the ripening of meat and dairy products, expansion of bread loaves, improvement of product quality and output, modification of fats, and tenderization of meats. The food industry is continually looking for novel and creative ingredients to make products of the greatest quality while maximizing production processes, costs, and quality.
Based on Applications:
The Food category dominated the market in 2021 and is expected to continue its dominance in the forecast period. In addition, the need for Specialty Food Ingredients is projected to increase due to shifting consumer lifestyles and eating tastes, which have contributed to the expansion of the processed food production industry.
Asia Pacific is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The Asia Pacific is forecast to grow rapidly and is accounted to grow at the highest Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. This growth results from ongoing Research and Development (R&D) by the important primary actors for different food flavors, ingredients, and food technology. The region's growing urban population and changing lifestyles promote the acceptance of processed and packaged foods. The demand for healthy packaged foods and beverages is increasing due to the world's expanding population, fueling the development of specialty food ingredients. The producers are taking advantage of this potential by making packaged and processed food products available on the market. Therefore, the global market for Specialty Food Ingredients is anticipated to have a beneficial impact.
- In 2021, there was a merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont's Nutrition & Biosciences Business. After the merger with the merged portfolio, the company is anticipated to hold leadership positions in high-value ingredients and solutions for the Food & Beverage, Home & Personal Care, and Health & Wellness markets.
- In 2020, for the European market, Cargill Inc. introduced CTruSweet 01795, a specialized and label-friendly sweetener that reduces calories and sugar by 30% in beverages and other food applications.
The key players in the Global Specialty Food Ingredients Market include- Cargill Incorporated (US), ADM (US), DuPont (US), Ingredion (US), Kerry Group (Ireland), DSM (Netherlands), Chr. Hansen (Denmark), Sensient technology corporation (US), Tate & Lyle (UK), Givaudan (Switzerland), Biocatalysts (UK), Omega Protein (US), Enzyme Supplies (UK), FDL Ltd (UK), Nutriati (US), Crespel & Dieters (Germany), Axiom Food (US), Amano Enzymes (Japan), Amco Proteins (US), Aminola (Netherlands) and others.
Segmentation of the Global Specialty Food Ingredients Market:
- Types (Acidulants, Colors, Enzymes, Emulsifiers, Food Flavors, F&B Starter Cultures, Preservatives, Functional Food Ingredients, Specialty Starch, Sugar Substitutes)
- Applications (Beverages, Food)
- Distribution Channels (Manufacturers, Distributors)
- Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa)
|Regions & Countries Covered
- North America - (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
- Europe - (U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Rest Of Europe)
- Asia Pacific - (China, Japan, India, South Korea, South East Asia, Rest Of Asia Pacific)
- Latin America - (Brazil, Argentina, Rest Of Latin America)
- Middle East & Africa - (GCC Countries, South Africa, Rest Of Middle East & Africa)
- Cargill Incorporated (US)
- ADM (US)
- DuPont (US)
- Ingredion (US)
- Kerry Group (Ireland)
- DSM (Netherlands)
- Chr. Hansen (Denmark)
- Sensient technology corporation (US)
- Tate & Lyle (UK)
- Givaudan (Switzerland)
- Biocatalysts (UK)
- Omega Protein (US)
- Enzyme Supplies (UK)
- FDL Ltd (UK)
- Nutriati (US)
- Crespel & Dieters (Germany)
- Axiom Food (US)
- Amano Enzymes (Japan)
- Amco Proteins (US)
- Aminola (Netherlands)
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